The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Cablivi (caplacizumab-yhdp) injection, the first therapy specifically indicated, in combination with plasma exchange and immunosuppressive therapy, for the treatment of adult patients with acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (aTTP), a rare and life-threatening disorder that causes blood clotting.
Daniel MacArthur, PhD is an Institute Member at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and co-lead of the Broad’s Center for Mendelian Genomics and Rare Genomes Project.
Mitchell Cairo, MD, Chief of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation at New York Medical College discusses his study at the 2018 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting in San Diego focusing on Sickle cell disease, a group of inherited red blood cells disorders.
The FDA approved ibrutinib for use in combination with obinutuzumab for treatment-naive patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) or small lymphocytic lymphoma. This is the first nonchemotherapy regimen indicated for this patient population.
Morie Gertz, MD, Hematologist and Chair of Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic discussed the current unmet needs in the treatment of hereditary TTR amyloidosis, antisense technology, inotersen, and the NEURO-TTR study.
Alexion announced positive top line results in the Phase 3 study of Ultomiris (ravulizumab-cwvz), the long-acting C5 complement inhibitor, met its primary objective in complement inhibitor-naïve patients with atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS).